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Methodist Hospital, San Antonio, TX
Chartered in 1955, Methodist Hospital is the pioneer facility of the now world-renowned South Texas Medical Center. Opened in 1963, Methodist Hospital has grown to be the flagship facility of the Methodist Healthcare System, San Antonio’s largest and most preferred health care provider. Methodist Hospital maintains this excellent reputation with a commitment to the hospital’s value statement that defines quality as meeting the customer’s needs by exceeding their expectations. With nearly 900 beds, Methodist Hospital offers a broad range of specialties including cardiology, oncology, emergency medicine, neurosciences, maternity care, gynecology and orthopedics.
Methodist Hospital is San Antonio’s largest private hospital, as well as the largest provider of health care to rural communities in South Texas and international patients from Mexico.
In late 1998, Methodist Hospital opened the Gamma Knife Center, the only one of its kind in San Antonio and South Texas. The Gamma Knife offers new radiosurgical technology designed exclusively for the non-invasive treatment of malignant and benign brain tumors, vascular malformations, and other neurological disorders.
Methodist Hospital offers many advanced imaging technologies that provide clear, detailed x-rays so physicians can diagnose and treat their patients’ diseases. These tools include magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), 3T magnetic resonance imaging, computerized tomography (CT), positron emission tomography (PET), cerebral angiography and picture arching and communications systems (PACS). PACS captures images through the computer instead of on x-ray film. As a result, physicians with the PACS software installed on their computers can view x-rays in their office, from several locations within the hospital and even from home, providing faster and more convenient access to their patients’ x-rays.
Approximately 2,000 physicians representing virtually all medical specialties comprise the Methodist’s medical staff. It also maintains one of the highest nurse-to-patient ratios in the Southwest.
Hospital Fast Facts:
Job SummaryTexas Transplant Physician Group, located in San Antonio, is currently recruiting for an experienced Advanced Nurse Practitioner for the Adult Bone Marrow Transplant program at Texas Transplant Institute. Candidates with a graduate degree and strong adult hematology/oncology experience are encouraged to apply.
Texas Transplant Physician Group offers a competitive salary based on years of experience in transplant or hem/onc as well as excellent benefits. Relocation, sign-on bonus, along with production bonuses are also offered to the practitioner as part of the compensation package.
The clinical program, bone marrow collection facility, stem cell collection facility, and cell-processing lab are all fully accredited by FACT. Currently, there are 5 adult transplant physicians performing autologous, related and unrelated allogeneic, and cord blood transplants. The programs inpatient unit and outpatient clinic are housed at Methodist Hospital and accredited by Joint Commission.
San Antonio is the seventh largest city in the United States however, it has been able to preserve a warm and friendly feel with its diverse offerings and multi-cultural make-up. The over 1.2 million residents who call San Antonio home are a mix of natives and people from all over the country who were attracted to the warm climate, excellent schools, a growing arts community and the easy access to boating, fishing, golfing, hunting and the nearby Hill Country communities. The low cost of living and no state income tax make the city an even more appealing place to live.